2021-33193 | Apache HTTP Server mod_proxy access control
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A vulnerability was found in Apache HTTP Server up to 2.4.48 (Web Server). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part of the component mod_proxy. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
A crafted method sent through HTTP/2 will bypass validation and be forwarded by mod_proxy, which can lead to request splitting or cache poisoning. This issue affects Apache HTTP Server 2.4.17 to 2.4.48.
The weakness was disclosed 08/16/2021 as ecebcc035ccd8d0e2984fe41420d9e944f456b3c. The advisory is shared at github.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-33193 since 05/19/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/18/2021). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0
Status: Not defined
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